Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

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‘Line’ Items: Recess Over, Deadlines Loom

They’re Back – Congress returns from its spring recess this week.

‘Line’ Items: Opening Day Edition

If they Don’t Win It’s the Same – Opening Day presaged much of the same for Washington as the home team was clob

‘Line’ Items: Hoops, Blossoms and Canaries

Health Care Makes it Through the Final Hoops – Congress completed work last week on the reconciliation package, which includ

‘Line’ Items: March Madness Edition

The madness tipped off last week – Across the country curious spectators kept constant tabs on the latest action,

‘Line’ Items: Health Care Moves, Budget Doesn’t

Health Care Reform Moves Toward Showdown – The House Budget Committee today voted to push health care legislation forward.

‘Line’ Items: Oscars Edition

Temporary Tax Extensions Avoid “The Hurt Locker” – The Senate passed H.R.

‘Line’ Items: Tax Reform, the Fed, and Congress Back to Work

Commission Commencement – President Obama signed Thursday the

‘Line’ Items: Commissions, Summits, Caps and Dogs

Commission Coming – The White House says President Obama will create a fiscal commission by executive order within days. Meanwhile, Republicans...

‘Line’ Items: Washington Activities Affecting the Bottom Line

No Limit to Ploys in House Rules – The House raised the debt limit

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